Spite of all modesty, a man must own a pleasure in the hearing of his praise.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
Women never truly command, till they have given their promise to obey; and they are never in more danger of being made slaves, than when the men are at their feet.
Those who know the least obey the best.
When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into—matrimony.
Observe this, that tho a woman swear, forswear, lie, dissemble, back-bite, be proud, vain, malicious, anything, if she secures the main chance, she’s still virtuous; that’s a maxim.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
Topics: Government, Adventure
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